IIT Delhi Covid-19 Test Kit Corosure
Indian Institute of technology has developed a COVID-19 diagnostic kit that has the base price of Rs. 399. This test kit has been launched by Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and the kit has also been approved by ICMR and DCGI.
This kit will now be available to be used by authorized testing labs. This is the cheapest test kit available in the market even after the addition of the RNA isolation method. There have been 10 companies who have been licensed to manufacture this test by using the COVID-19 diagnostic kit using the technology developed by its researchers.
This test kit has received the highest ICMR approval and DCGI approval for high sensitivity and specificity. This is a probe free diagnostic test and had earlier been manufactured by Delhi based NCR Newtech Medical Device.